Andrew Harrison is Technical Editor at PC Advisor, responsible for writing and editing product reviews as well as overseeing the testing of PCs and laptops for the magazine's monthly charts section. When not at his office desk, Andrew can be found probing the latest tech in the IDG test lab, devising novel ways to evaluate products.
He has a broad interest and experience in computer technology from routers and networking to open-source, Macintosh and Windows systems. Prior to PC Advisor, Andrew worked in technical editing positions in specialist hi-fi and music publications.
Articles by Andrew Harrison
Quad-core laptops: a gamer's dream?
Trying to squeeze a heap of high-power components into something slim enough to earn the name ‘laptop' is always a challenge, and portables…
Dell Studio XPS 13 review
Compact but very powerful, the Studio XPS 13 notebook is a high-class and fully featured tour de force from Dell.
Rock Xtreme 780 review
The Rock Xtreme 780 is a quad-core laptop aimed at gamers.
Asus G71V review
Asus claims the Asus G71V is the world's first quad-core laptop packing four processor cores.
Dell Mini 9 Vodafone 3G review
Vodafone has added an integrated 3G modem and data plan to the Dell Mini 9, and offered it for free. Well, a £20 a month two-year contract.
At £719 the 13in, white Apple Macbook is the most affordable way of getting an Apple laptop.
LG Flatron W2261V review
Adding to the list of full high-definition monitors now appearing in a compact 22in frame is the LG Flatron W2261V.
Foxit Reader 3.0 review
Foxit Reader 3.0 is a free PDF-reader that provides competition for Adobe Reader.
IronKey Personal 8GB review
The IronKey Personal is an 8GB flash drive that encrypts your data and offers password protection.
The Genius NetScroll G500 Laser is a gaming mouse that should appeal to a broad range of users, whether they're gamers or not.
Comments by Andrew Harrison
Thank you PVPSAAAAN for that accolade. I'm... humbled. Does the author of the most-biased-review-on-the-internet get an award to show for it? Even…
WD LiveWire review
Hi Lyndon It was confirmed as true that the WD LiveWire only has 10/100 ethernet ports. And Western Digital is not alone in putting in…
Google Android: freephone toll
Hi SamDe, care to elaborate on your comment? I'd welcome any feedback for factual inaccuracies I may inadvertently have made. Thanks, Andrew…
Google Android: freephone toll
Not necessarily – in our group test of 25 Android anti-malware apps, there were three products that identified 90% or more of the malware samples.…
Hi Oliver, thanks for the post – I hadn't heard that story about iOS crashing more than Android. And a story I believe it to be, based on my own…
Withholding tech? Care to expand? It doesn't need to match competitors; if they want to make a viable tablet then it's they that need to catch up…
We have now heard back from Quiet PC, which informed us that the price of some sub-components had increased and these were automatically but…
Samsung Galaxy Nexus review
Hi Kieran Thanks for your comments! Choice is good, a point I certainly appreciate. And for powerful reasons of personal principle I can truly…
Hi Andy The XFX components look about right as substitutes. But please get in touch with me directly so I can clarify some other points:…
Hello Revolutionay United Front No intention to be disingenuous about Thunderbolt here - the facts stated and my personal commentary on the new…